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2010 North Carolina Statewide CHAMP Survey Results

Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN)

Does (CHILD) need or get special therapy, such as physical, occupational, or speech therapy?

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  Total
Respond.#
Yes No
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
TOTAL 2,006 135 7.1 5.8- 8.6 1,871 92.9 91.4-94.2
GENDER
Male 1,024 82 7.5 5.8- 9.6 942 92.5 90.4-94.2
Female 980 53 6.8 5.0- 9.2 927 93.2 90.8-95.0
RACE
White 1,429 97 7.3 5.8- 9.2 1,332 92.7 90.8-94.2
African American 351 22 7.0 4.3-11.1 329 93.0 88.9-95.7
Other Minorities 223 16 6.2 3.5-10.8 207 93.8 89.2-96.5
HISPANIC
Yes 164 10 4.7 2.2- 9.6 154 95.3 90.4-97.8
No 1,841 125 7.4 6.0- 9.0 1,716 92.6 91.0-94.0
AGE GROUPS
Under 5 500 32 6.6 4.3-10.0 468 93.4 90.0-95.7
5 through 10 554 59 10.6 8.0-14.1 495 89.4 85.9-92.0
11 through 13 374 22 5.9 3.6- 9.5 352 94.1 90.5-96.4
14 through 17 577 22 3.6 2.2- 6.0 555 96.4 94.0-97.8
PARENT EDUCATION
Less H.S. 105 10 8.1 3.6-17.3 95 91.9 82.7-96.4
H.S. 327 28 10.0 6.4-15.1 299 90.0 84.9-93.6
Some College 463 30 6.3 4.1- 9.6 433 93.7 90.4-95.9
College Graduate 1,111 67 6.5 4.9- 8.5 1,044 93.5 91.5-95.1
SCHOOL
Public School 1,335 97 8.0 6.3-10.1 1,238 92.0 89.9-93.7
Private/Home 215 12 4.6 2.3- 8.8 203 95.4 91.2-97.7
GRADE
Not In School 526 33 6.4 4.2- 9.6 493 93.6 90.4-95.8
K-5th 573 65 11.4 8.6-14.9 508 88.6 85.1-91.4
6th-8th 368 18 4.4 2.6- 7.4 350 95.6 92.6-97.4
9th-12th* 534 18 3.5 2.0- 6.0 516 96.5 94.0-98.0
HEALTH INSURANCE**
Private 1,133 65 6.3 4.7- 8.4 1,068 93.7 91.6-95.3
Public 577 53 9.2 6.7-12.5 524 90.8 87.5-93.3
Other 165 7 2.9 1.2- 6.7 158 97.1 93.3-98.8
No health insurance 108 8 6.6 2.9-14.5 100 93.4 85.5-97.1
SPECIAL HEALTH CARE NEEDS
Yes 422 73 17.4 13.3-22.4 349 82.6 77.6-86.7
No 1,550 59 4.4 3.3- 5.9 1,491 95.6 94.1-96.7

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*9th-12th grade includes those in college or other post high school education.

**Health Insurance categories: PRIVATE = State Employee Health Plan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of NC, or other private health insurance plan purchased from an employer or directly from insurance company.
PUBLIC = Medicaid, Carolina ACCESS, Health Check, or NC Health Choice. OTHER = the military, CHAMPUS, TRI CARE, Indian Health Servcies or other type not otherwise listed.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50. N = numerator, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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